Video: 'To Tell the Truth - PANEL: Dick Van Dyke, Mike Wallace (Dec 25, 1956) [W/ COMMERCIALS]'
(Tuesday, December 18, 1956, 9:00-9:30 p.m. EST) — , an American television panel game show created by Bob Stewart and hosted by Bud Collyer (Mike Wallace hosted the pilot), To Tell the Truth premiered tonight on CBS-TV. Continue reading ‘To Tell the Truth’ panel game show debuts on CBS-TV 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1956)
Video: 'Baby Doll' trailer
(Tuesday, December 18, 1956, 8:30 p.m. EST) — , an American black comedy and drama film about a child bride who holds her husband at bay while flirting with a sexy Italian farmer, premiered tonight at the Victoria Theater in New York City. Baby Doll
Directed by Elia Kazan, the film starred Karl Malden, Carroll Baker and Eli Wallach.
Video: 'Blowup' (trailer)
(Sunday, December 18, 1966, 7:45 p.m. EST) — , a British-Italian film about a fashion photographer who believes he has unwittingly captured a murder on film, premiered tonight at the Coronet theatre in New York City. Blowup Continue reading ‘Blowup’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1966)
Video: '"Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!" - Full TV Special Cartoon (Aired December 18, 1966)'
(Sunday, December 18, 1966, 7:00 p.m. EST) — , a Christmas animated musical comedy television special based on the eponymous children’s book by Dr. Seuss, premiered tonight on CBS. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Continue reading ‘Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ debuts on CBS-TV 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1966)
Video: 'The Family Way (1966)'
(Sunday, December 18, 1966) — Paul McCartney and girlfriend Jane Asher attended the premiere of , a British comedy-drama film about two young newlyweds whose marriage has yet to be consummated, today at London’s Warner Cinema. The Family Way Continue reading Paul McCartney attends ‘The Family Way’ premiere in London 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1966)
(Saturday, December 18, 1976) — “Flight ’76” by Walter Murphy peaked at #44 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Continue reading ‘Flight ’76’ by Walter Murphy peaks at #44 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1976)
Video: 'The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (4of7): Slaughter' (Battle of Verdun ends at 12:26)
(Wednesday, December 18, 1916; on the — The Western Front during World War I) Battle of Verdun, one of the largest battles of the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies, ended today in a French victory. Continue reading 10-month Battle of Verdun ends in French victory 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 18 1916)